image Jerry Brown condemns Trump's lowering of fuel standards, but expands oil drilling 480_11.11.17_photo1_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
California has prohibited new offshore leases since 1984, but has allowed the expansion of oil drilling in existing leases. Brown has the power as Governor to close down all existing leases and wells through executive action, but he has instead furthered Big Oil’s agenda by presiding over the expansion of offshore drilling in state waters....
Posted: Fri Aug 3, 2018 11:28AM
document Section 8 tenants forced into illegal side contracts by landlord get class certification section_8-terrywasatch.pdf_140_.jpg by Lynda Carson
Dennis Terry and Roy Husky lll, filed their complaint on April 14, 2015. These Section 8 tenants who receive rental assistance through the federally subsidized Housing Choice Voucher Program commonly known as “Section 8,” claim that the landlord illegally charged them for washer and dryer rentals, renters’s insurance, and covered parking....
Posted: Wed Aug 1, 2018 4:30PM
image Joaquin Murrieta Comemmorated in the Central Valley 480_nd5_9210_1.jpg by Peter Maiden
Mexican bandit Joaquin Murrieta was commemorated by a horse ride and a protest march on Highway 33 between Firebaugh and Mendota, California this morning, July 28....
Posted: Sat Jul 28, 2018 8:29PM
calendar ChangeFest: Rise for Climate, Jobs & Justice Satellite Event in Sacramento sacramento_climate.jpg by Sacramento Climate Coalition
McClatchy Park, 35th Street and 5th Avenue, Sacamento, CA 95817...
Event Date: Sat Sep 8, 2018 10:00AM
Posted: Sat Jul 28, 2018 11:16AM
calendar Defend OccupyICE Sacramento by @OccupyICEsacto
N and 7th Street Sacramento
Event Date: Sat Jul 28, 2018 11:00AM
Posted: Fri Jul 27, 2018 7:51PM
image Coalition tells Denham and Zinke: Hands off state water rights & Delta flows! 480_denhan_press_conference_begins_1_1_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Morning Star Gali, Tribal Water Organizer with Save California Salmon and a member of the Pit River Tribe, described the catastrophic consequences that would result if Denham’s rider and the other two riders get through Congress with backing by the Trump administration. Photo by Dan Bacher....
Posted: Thu Jul 26, 2018 3:43PM
text Historic Leidesdorff Ranch poised for a new partnership with Russian Americans by Khubaka, Michael Harris
Restoring the stolen legacy of the early California Pan African Pioneers begins with the Legacy of William Alexander Leidesdorff, Jr....
Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2018 4:44PM
document Shasta County Suspends Contract with Wildlife-Killing Agency shasta_county_response.pdf_140_.jpg by Animal Welfare Institute
Shasta County officials recently stopped contracting with the notorious federal wildlife-killing program known as Wildlife Services. Shasta County’s previous contract authorized the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Wildlife Services program to kill hundreds of bears and coyotes, as well as thousands of birds and muskrats and other animals in the county every year, without assessing the ecological damage or considering alternatives....
Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2018 9:08AM
calendar End ICE & Police Brutalities! Protest & Press Conference by NorCal Resist and 7 other orgs in Sacramento
7th and N streets...
Event Date: Thu Jul 26, 2018 6:00PM
Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2018 10:17PM
image Coalition Slams Delta Tunnels Finance Authority's Request for $1.8 Billion Loan from Trump 480_don_nottoli_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
The request from the Delta Conveyance Finance Authority (DCFA) for a $1.6 billion loan from the Trump Administration through the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is only the latest in Brown’s efforts to collaborate with Trump on the Governor’s legacy project, the Delta Tunnels....
Posted: Mon Jul 23, 2018 9:59AM
image Natural Resources Secretary John Laird Opposes Rider Banning Delta Tunnels Lawsuits pic_secretary_john_laird.jpg by Dan Bacher
“I am writing to express opposition to recent attempts by Congress to circumvent California’s water management framework by adding riders to the Appropriations billl," said California Natural Resources Secretary John Laird....
Posted: Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:10PM
image Resnicks, Corporate Agribusiness Fund Jerry Meral's Prop 3 Campaign 480_meet_the_resnicks_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
As then Senate pro Tempore John Burton said so well in a letter to the Planning and Conservation League on September 23, 2002: “Jerry Meral has a history of making money for himself and PCL by crafting Bond Initiatives that get special interests to support the initiative campaign in exchange for having their projects funded by the bonds.”...
Posted: Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:45PM
image DPR 2017 Air Monitoring Shows all Pesticides Below Health Screening Levels 480_dpr_air_monitoring_2018_logo_1.jpg by Charlotte Fadipe
The California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) released air monitoring results showing that, once again, all of the pesticides monitored in the DPR air monitoring network in 2017, were found below levels that indicate a health concern....
Posted: Mon Jul 16, 2018 4:32PM
image Metropolitan Water District Revotes to Finance $10.8 Billion of $17 Billion Delta Tunnels 480_mwd_vote_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
The revote took place after two organizations, Food and Water Watch and the First Amendment Foundation, sent a notice exposing numerous violations of the Brown Act in connection with the April meeting....
Posted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 5:04PM
image Coalition Protests Delta Tunnels Tax as MWD Revotes on $11 Billion to finance WaterFix 480_food___water_watch_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
“Public records show that tunnel supporters on the MWD board, with help from Governor Brown, engaged in back room wheeling and dealing to pressure MWD board members to finance the tunnels project,” said Brenna Norton of Food and Water Watch....
Posted: Mon Jul 9, 2018 11:09PM
image State Water Board releases plan to increase flows in San Joaquin River and tributaries 480_san_joaquin_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Ironically, the same board that released the draft plan to increase water flows thorough the Lower San Joaquin River and its tributaries is also continuing with the evidentiary hearings for the change in point of diversion petitions by the California Department of Water Resources and the Bureau of Reclamation to build Governor Jerry Brown’s Delta Tunnels....
Posted: Mon Jul 9, 2018 9:15AM
image Independence Day For Who? 480_screenshot_20180705-191232.jpg by Tina Marie
While families celebrated the 4th of July last night, activists shut down the streets of downtown Sacramento in solidarity with the Occupy ICE movement which is growing nationwide. Separation of Families continues be the focus of Human rights violations as child abuse reports increase....
Posted: Thu Jul 5, 2018 10:57PM
image Delta Counties, Groups Urge Legislature to Halt DWR Contract for Tunnels Financing 480_don_nottoli_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Opponents, including conservation groups, Tribes, environmental justice advocates, family farmers, Delta residents and elected officials, consider the Delta Tunnels project to be the most environmentally devastating public works project in California history. Don Notolli, Delta Counties Coalition Chair and Sacramento County Supervisor, spoke on his strong opposition to the construction of Governor Jerry Brown’s Delta Tunnels during the public comment period at the first board meeting of th...
Posted: Thu Jul 5, 2018 4:37PM
image New map reveals massive number of offshore wells in California waters 480_dgsgycyucaeqssb_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Governor Jerry Brown has called Trump’s federal offshore oil drilling "short-sighed" and "reckless," but the new site —— shows Brown controls four times more oil wells in state waters than those Trump controls in federal waters, according to Liza Tucker, consumer advocate for Consumer Watchdog....
Posted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 8:33PM
image MWDOC approves resolution backing rider to ban Delta Tunnels lawsuits 480_ken_calvert_1.jpg by Dan Bacher
Bob Wright, the Senior Attorney at Friends of the River, explained the dire implications of the Calvert rider. “The elimination of judicial review foreshadows a regressive slide from a government controlled by laws to a government controlled by rulers," said Wright....
Posted: Fri Jun 29, 2018 11:22AM